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French II Semester Exam Review Day 3

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Using your previous Word document, delete any uneeded information (directions, etc) and crop your screen shots to get as many on your page as possible. Make sure your document has a header with your name and numbered pages.

  

Activity

  

1.Read Xavier’s post on L'Enfance De Xavier . In English, write a short summary of each paragraph and using Word Reference give the definitions of five new words you have learned.2. Using your chart from the first day, you will select SIX activities from the following pages. Be sure to take a screen shot of all activities.

  

  

Websites- Consult the following websites for online practice.

Classzone

http://classzone.com

Languages Online- Français

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/

French Conjugation http://conjuguemos.com/home/docs/nologin/list_french_verbs_verbs.html

Quia

 http://www.quia.com/shared/french/

Languages Online- French Topics

http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/french/french.htm

BBC French

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/


Bitesize French
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/ 

  

Post Activity

Print out all work work by the end of the period.

 

 

 


French I Semester 2 Exam Review Day 3

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Pre-Activity-

 

Using your previous Word document, delete any uneeded information (directions, etc) and crop your screen shots to get as many on your page as possible. Make sure your document has a header with your name and numbered pages.

 

Activity

 

1. Read Xavier’s post on Sports in

France

Sports in France . In English, write a short summary of each paragraph and using Word Reference give the definitions of five new words you have learned.

2. Using your chart from the first day, you will select SIX activities from the following pages. Be sure to take a screen shot of all activities.

 

 

Websites- Consult the following websites for online practice.

Classzone

http://classzone.com

Languages Online- Français

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/

French Conjugation http://conjuguemos.com/home/docs/nologin/list_french_verbs_verbs.html

Quia

 http://www.quia.com/shared/french/

Languages Online- French Topics

http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/french/french.htm

BBC French

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/


Bitesize French
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/

 

Post Activity

Print out all work work by the end of the period.


French I and French II Semester Exam Review

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Bruxelles, Belgique

Review Day 2- Grammar Practice

Pre-Activity French I and II

1. Create a word document with your name and today’s date. You will make screen shots of each completed exercise

2. Complete the following exercises and make a screen shot  (CTRL = PRINT SCREEN)  Crop each exercise so that you can fit as many as possible on the page.

GSSE Bitesize Grammar

Nouns

Verbs

Dates and times

3.      Verb Conjugation:

·        You will choose five verbs for each exercise.

·        Look at the chart you made yesterday and use the verbs on your list of verbs you need to practice if possible.

·        You will set your time for five minutes for each practice

·        When your time is up, you will select View and take a screen shot of your score

 

 

Activity French I

Present  Regular verbs

Present Irregular Verbs

Irregular IR Verbs

Present All Verbs – Choose 10 verbs here

Passé Composé Avoir

 

 

Activity French II

Present All Verbs- Choose 10 verbs here

Passé Composé Avoir

Passé Composé Être

Passé Composé Reflexive Verbs

Imparfait All Verbs – Choose 10 verbs here

 

Post Activity French I and II

 

4.      Print your screen shots and be sure you have written your name and grade on each sheet. The grading scale will be on the board.

 


French II Semester Exam Review Day 1

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Photo taken from the the opening of Transquadra at Saint- Nazaire. Trans Quadra starts in the French Saint-Nazaire and the finish is located in Port du Marin on the island of Martinique. It’s a 4000 nm Transat race for solo and dual handed non-professional sailors, at least 40 years old.

 

 

Objective- To review for the semester exam

Pre- Activity

Download chart_review.doc

 

·        Create a new Word Document with your name and today ‘s date

·        Copy and paste the chart below or you may download the form (see second page) and complete the chart. This will be your study guide

Activity

·        Go to GCSE Bitesize French Grammar and complete all of the grammar activities.

·        Make a screen shot of your final score for each grammar practice

·        Crop and make these smaller so that you can fit several on each page.

·        Read Xavier’s new post on  his childhood.  We will be working with this tomorrow.

·        Print out your study guide with the screen shots at the end of the period.

 

Copy and paste the chart below into a word document (or you can download the form). Objectives- Check off the appropriate columns

Unit

Objectives

Listen

Speak

Read

Write

3

Meals and shopping

Planning a meal

Going to a café

Talking about favorite foods

Shopping for food at a market

4

Free time and entertainment

Planning one’s free time

Talking about your friends

and your neighborhood

Discussing relations with others

5 Shopping for clothes

Discussing sports

Discussing fitness and health

Talking about one’s daily activities

6

House and home

Discussing leisure activities

Describing vacation plans

Narrating what happened

Copy and paste the grammar and vocabulary topics you know really well, moderately well, or not at all!

Unit

Grammar topics I know well

Grammar topics I know moderately well

Grammar topics I do not know at all!

3

4

5

6

Unit

Vocabulary  I know well

Vocabulary  topics I know moderately well

Vocabulary I do not know at all!

3

4

5

6

Post Activity

Evaluation: What do you need to study most? Answer this question in the comments section. Be specific! Include the chapter, objectives, specific grammar and vocabulary


French I Semester Exam Day 1

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Photo taken from the the opening of Transquadra at Saint- Nazaire. Trans Quadra starts in the French Saint-Nazaire and the finish is located in Port du Marin on the island of Martinique. It’s a 4000 nm Transat race for solo and dual handed non-professional sailors, at least 40 years old.

 

Objective- To review for the semester exam

 

Pre- Activity

Download exam_review_day_1.doc

·        Create a new Word Document with your name and today ‘s date

·        Copy and paste the chart below or you may download the form (see second page) and complete the chart. This will be your study guide

Activity

 

·        Go to GCSE Bitesize French Grammar and complete all of the grammar activities.

·        Make a screen shot of your final score for each grammar practice

·        Crop and make these smaller so that you can fit several on each page.

·        Read Xavier’s new post on sports. We will be working with this tomorrow.

·        Print out your study guide with the screen shots at the end of the period.

 

Vocabulary Unité 4

People, physical descriptions, personality, nationality, aspect, room furnishings, prepositions, everyday objects, color, attention getters, expressions of opinion 

Copy and paste the chart below into a word document (or you can download the form).

Objectives- Check off the appropriate columns

Unit

Objectives

Listen

Speak

Read

Write

4

People and their possessions

Describing yourself and others

Describing your room

Talking about possessions

5 City life- the home, the family, and urban activities

Describing your city

Finding your way around

6 Shopping for clothes

Talking about clothes

Discussing shopping plans

Buying clothes

7 Leisure activities

Discussing leisure activities

Describing vacation plans

Narrating what happened

Copy and paste the grammar and vocabulary topics you know really well, moderately well, or not at all!

Unit

Grammar topics I know well

Grammar topics I know moderately well

Grammar topics I do not know at all!

4

5

6

7

Unit

Vocabulary  I know well

Vocabulary  topics I know moderately well

Vocabulary I do not know at all!

4

5

6

7

Vocabulary Unité 6

Clothing and accessories, descriptive adjectives, beau/nouveau/vieux/expressions of opinion, stores that sell clothes, vendre, choisir, money related expressions, expressions with avoir (besoin de/envie de)

Post Activity

Evaluation: What do you need to study most? Answer this question in the comments section. Be specific! Include the chapter, objectives, specific grammar and vocabulary


French II Writing Exam Practice- Semester 2

Philippe, a French student, is planning to visit your school in a week. Write him a letter telling him about lunch at your cafeteria. (20 points: 4 per sentence)

 

2. In your letter, tell him . . .

- at what time you have lunch

- what there usually is as a main dish

- what vegetables there are

- what you drink

- what your friends drink

 

In a paragraph, write about yesterday's meals and the foods that you like. Use complete sentences. (20 points)

 

4. Mention:

- what time you had lunch yesterday

- what you ate

- what you drank

- where you had dinner

- what you had for dinner

- one dish you like

- one dessert you like

 

In a paragraph, describe your relationship with a best friend (real or imaginary). Use complete sentences. (20 points)

 

5. Mention:

- your friend's name

- since when you know this friend

- if you see him/her on weekends (le week-end)

- if you often phone him/her

- if you invited him/her for a party

- what you are going to give your friend on his/her birthday

- if you know his/her family

- if you know how many brothers or sisters he/she has

 

You would like to see this movie. Write your friend Frédéric asking if he wants to go with you. (20 points: 4 per sentence)

 

Tell him ...

- in which movie house Le retour de d'Artagnan is playing

- what type of a movie it is

- who the main actors are

- how many showings there are and what time they begin

- how much the tickets cost

 

6. You just bought two tickets for a soccer game. Write a short note to your friend Hélène inviting her to go with you. (20 points: 4 per sentence)

 

7. - Ask Hélène if she is free Saturday afternoon.

- Tell her that you bought two tickets for the soccer game.

- Tell her that the two teams are excellent.

- Say that you hope she can come with you.

- Ask her to call you before Thursday.

 

Last weekend your cousin Caroline, who lives in another city, came to visit you. Tell your friend Jean-Louis some of the things you did for her. (16 points: 4 per sentence)

 

8. In your note, mention ...

- where you invited her

- to whom you introduced her

- where you took her (amener) Saturday afternoon

- what interesting things you showed her

 

 

 

In a paragraph, write about your last Thanksgiving at home (or use your imagination). Write in complete sentences. (20 points)

 

9. Mention:

- what date it was

- what the weather was like

- what clothes you were wearing

- how many people were there

- in which room you had dinner

- which room you went to after that and what you did there

- whether you had a good time (s'amuser)

 

Last Saturday afternoon your Canadian friend Philippe dropped by, but there was nobody at home. (16 points: 4 per sentence)

 

10. Write him a short note telling him . . .

- where you were and what you were doing

- where another member of your family was and what he/she was doing

 

 

Write a short letter to your pen pal Caroline describing your room. (24 points: 4 per sentence)

 

11. Mention . . .

- on which floor your room is

- the colors of the walls and ceiling

- if you have curtains, and if so, what color

- what furniture you have

- if the closet is large or small

- another detail

 

 

 

 


French I Writing Exam Practice Semester 2

 

1. You have just received the name and address of a new pen pal, Juliette, who lives in

Dakar

. This is your first letter to her. Describe yourself, giving the following information:

- your name

- your nationality

- your age

- what you look like:

are you blond or dark-haired?

are you tall or short?

- two personality traits

Sign your letter

 

2. Describe the people below by completing the following sentences. Use your imagination and choose a different adjective for each one.

- Mon copain _______________________________________.

- Ma copine _______________________________________.

- Les voisins _______________________________________.

- Le professeur d'anglais _______________________________________.

- Les élèves de la classe _______________________________________.

 

3. Your friend Henri is very interested in cars. Write him a note describing your family car

(or a car of your choice). Answer the questions using complete sentences.

- What color is it?

- Is it big or small?

- Is it an American car?

If not, what is it?

- Is it a good car?

- Does it run well?

 

4. You have been corresponding with a French friend, Alice, and want to know more about her family. Write her a note asking the following questions:

- Do you have a sister?

- What's her name?

- How old is she?

- Is she cute?

- Is she a good student?

 

Your aunt Elisabeth, who lives in

Paris

, has invited you to her house for the month of July. Write a postcard to your friend Jean-Claude to tell him the good news. (20 points)

 

5. In your card, say that . . .

- you are going to go on a trip in July

- you are going to visit

Paris

- you are going to stay at your aunt's house

Ask him . . .

- what he is going to do in July

- if he is going to travel too

Sign your card.

 

Ahmadou, your friend from

Senegal

, is going to visit you this summer. Write him a short letter describing your home. Answer the questions below. (22 points)

 

6. - Where do you live - in a house or in an apartment?

- How many bedrooms are there?

- How many bathrooms?

- Where is your bedroom - upstairs or downstairs?

- How is your room? big? small? comfortable?

- In which room do you watch TV?

- In which room do you have dinner?

- Is the kitchen modern?

- Is there a garden?

Sign your letter.

 

For your birthday, your uncle in

Montreal

gave you money to buy clothes. Write him a short letter thanking him and telling him how you will use the money. (20 points)

 

7. Thank him for the money.

Tell him . . .

- what clothes you need

- to what type of store you are going to go

- what you are going to buy

- how much money you are going to spend.

Sign your letter.

 

Compare yourself to other people, using the elements below. Use complete sentences. (20 points)

 

8. Je / sportif / mes copains

 

Je / bon en maths / ma copine

 

Je / intelligent / le prof

 

Answer the following questions in French, using complete sentences. (20 points)

 

Express your personal ideas, using only vocabulary and expressions that you know in French. Write five or six sentences. (20 points)

 

10. Un bal masqué (Costume ball)

You are going to a Mardi Gras party where everyone is in costume. Describe what you and your friend (of the opposite sex) are going to wear. For example, you can indicate the articles of clothing, their color, size, and style. Use your imagination in describing your outfits.

 

11. Job d'été

You have a summer job in a clothing store. Describe your job. You may mention, for instance:

- what type of store you are going to work in

- what type of clothes you are going to wear for this job

- what clothes or accessories you are going to sell

- how much you are going to earn

- what you are going to do with your money


French II Test Review- Intro Unité 5

Drill team camp 

Me voilà avec l'equipe de danse quand j'avais 16 ans


Objective- To review for the Unité 6 test and to introduce unité 5

Preactivity

Create a Word document with your first name and last intial. You will be printing your document at the end of the period.

Activity

Task 1

1. Complete the online quizzes for Leçons 21,22, 23, and 24 at Classzone

2. PASTE SPECIAL to paste the results into your Word document. You should include the questions you got wrong.

Task 2

3. Analyze your results. What do you really needto study tonight? You can do the online workbook at home for extra practice.

Extra credit for test- You can wear your French tee-shirt for extra credit tomorrow.

You may also find an article in French (at least 100 words) and write 5 questions and answers in English on the article.


Task 3

1. Preview the vocabulary from Unité 5 on health and fitness at Classzone

Task 4

2. View the videos about La Pharmacie  and complete the online quizzes. Do a screen shot and paste the results into your Word document.


Post Activity

PASTE THIS SECTION INTO THE COMMENTS SECTION OF THE POST

Prenom (first name only!)                                             Classe

Task 1- Unité 6 Quiz- Copy and paste your results below

Task 2- What areas do you really need to study for the test tomorrow?  

 

Task 3- How simple is the vocabulary?

Task 4- Paste the quiz results from  Ma France here                   

 

EVALUATION

 Two stars and a wish… What two things went WELL today? What would you have done differently? 


French I- Review Unité 6/Intro Unité 7

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La Pétanque- à Paris. To see how to play the game, click here

 

 

Objective- To review for Unité 6 Test and to discuss weekend activities.

 

Pre-Activity

Before starting- Create a Word document. You will not be printing but pasting certain information as a comment. This will be your daily grade, so be sure to follow the directions!

Remember to wear your French t-shirt for extra credit during tomorrow's test!

 

Activity

Task 1

Take the Online quiz Unité 6

You will paste YOUR SCORE into the Word document. : Example

Discovering French Nouveau (Bleu) Unité 6 Quiz

Total Question(s): 20
Question(s) Answered: 2
Correct Answer(s): 2
Here are the quiz answers, in review:

 

Part 2

Objective- To discuss weekend activities.

 

Task 2

What do you like to do during your free time? Would you rather have more money or more leisure time?

·        Read Xavier’s post and think about what kind questions you would like to ask him about leisure activities in  Rome or in France

Task 3

·        Go to the flashcards Unité 7. You will spend about 10 minutes introducing yourself to the new vocabulary.

 

Task  4

·        Then, go to the online workbook leçon 21 and take the online quiz. Paste the resuls into your Word document

Task 5

·        Next, go the Leçon 21- A votre tour activity. Copy the questions below and answer in the comment to today’s post. You will answer the questions for all locations.

1.      Where is the region located? Is it near an urban area or is it isolated? What are some of the geographical features of the area?

2.      What means of transportation would you use to get there?

3.      What are the current weather conditions in the region?

4.      What sorts of lodging options are there? Do they vary by season? If so, why?

5.      What sorts of sports or activities are there? Do some of these vary by season? Why or why not?

 

 

Post Activity- Reflection/Evaluation

 

PASTE THIS SECTION INTO THE COMMENTS SECTION OF THE POST

Prenom (first name only!)                                             Classe

Task 1- Unité 6 Quiz- Copy and paste your results below

Task 2- What questions would you ask Xavier about leisure activities in France or in Rome?

 

Task 3- How simple is the vocabulary?

Task 4- Paste the quiz results from Unité 7

                   

Task 5- Paste the answers to A Votre Tour here

 

EVALUATION

 Two stars and a wish… What two things went WELL today? What would you have done differently?